An area of shallow sea with a number of small islands/skerries, including Skarvklakken, and extensive tidal mudflats. Sheep graze in the area.
There are breeding seabirds, including Sula bassana and Phalacrocorax carbo, and shorebirds. Ducks and Anser anser moult in the area.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skogvoll (including Skarvklakken). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2022.